News

Built on faith through the years

Bashor Children's Home began as the Bashor Deaconess Orphanage on land donated to The Methodist Episcopal Church by John and Emaline Bashor in 1923. The church governed a boys orphanage until it suspended operations during World War II. It was reopened in 1950 and remained an orphanage ...

Chaplain, staff share faith to change lives

Karen has been a resident of the Emergency Shelter Care program at Bashor Children's Home several times during her difficult youth years. Erik Sietsema was a Youth Care Worker in the cottage when he first met Karen. She came in as a runaway, having fled Elkhart to the Deep South to search ...

COSROW calls for work against racism, sexism

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (UMNS) - A commitment to justice for all and continued efforts to exorcise sexism and racism are needed if The United Methodist Church is to meet new mission goals. That is the opinion of the 45-member United Methodist Commission on the Status and Role of Women. During ...

Deaths

PAUL H. EPPLEY, retired pastor and former conference business administrator/treasurer (NIC) died March 20, 2007. A Worship Service of Celebration and Remembrance was held March 24 at Christ UMC in Wabash, Ind. GLENDORA EVERSOLE, who was employed by the North Indiana Conference Service ...

Delta Zeta sorority sues DePauw after university severs ties

GREENCASTLE, Ind. - United Methodist-related DePauw University received notification on March 28 that the national leadership of Delta Zeta sorority has filed a lawsuit against the University in federal court (Southern District, Indiana). The move comes two and a half weeks after DePauw ...

Discipleship Univ. to instruct leaders on revitalizing congregations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) - The discipleship agency of The United Methodist Church will open a "Discipleship University" this fall to instruct teams of pastors and lay members on ways to revitalize their congregations. A part-time, two-year learning experience, the school will launch in ...

Faith community asked to consider Bashor's 'Mustard Seed' challenge

Call it the next step on the path to recovery. While the first goal of each residential program at Bashor Children's Home is restoring the family unit and the parent-child relationship, experience has unfortunately demonstrated it is not always a realistic outcome. There are times when a ...

Former superintendent of Lafayette District to return

Bishop Mike Coyner announced on March 9 the appointment of the Rev. Katharine "Kate" Lehman Walker as an interim district superintendent of the Lafayette District in the North Indiana Annual Conference, effective June 16. Lehman Walker, 58, will succeed the Rev. Michelle Cobb, who has ...

Historical Society to examine the growth of Methodism within country

The Indiana United Methodist Historical Society plans to examine the growth of Methodism within the United States when it meets at Meridian Street United Methodist Church, 5500 N. Meridian Street in Indianapolis on Saturday, April 28. The Rev. Howard Boles, pastor of Roberts Park UMC in ...

Imagine Indiana Planning Team releases report, recommendation to 2007 annual conferences

The Imagine Indiana Planning Team released March 12 a 12-page report and recommendation document that now goes to both 2007 Indiana North and Indiana South Annual Conferences for consideration and a vote whether or not to unite the two conferences into one Indiana Conference. The ...

Page 274 of 278 previous 1 ... 272 273 274 275 276 ... 278 next